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Custom Software Development Northampton

Ballard Chalmers is a subsidiary of the Transparity Group, and a prominent Microsoft Partner specialising in custom software development in Northampton. In particular, development, integration, and updating of custom computer programs.

We’ve huge expertise & practical experience in the Azure platform and Azure Integration Services, as well as SQL, .NET, and BizTalk Server. Being specialists on these systems, we can easily offer our valued clients the highest levels of support services. Our versatile services cover the entire range of requirements, ranging from full development outsourcing to consultation services, team enhancement, and continuing support.


Our Services

Being a division of the Transparity Group, we specialise in all things Microsoft, both in-house as well as in the cloud, and thus, we have been considered “pure-play” companions by the Microsoft company.

Our experts work together with you to thoroughly comprehend your company requirements prior to converting them into professional architecture and code that exceeds your objectives. We make sure that your organisation’s requirements will always be in the forefront of our thoughts and therefore effectively reproduced in your application.

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Being Microsoft industry experts, we are fully-equipped to help you with the wide range of Microsoft technologies for development and incorporation. This is what our technical engineers handle on a daily basis.

The vast majority of long-term construction tasks will utilise Azure’s cloud-native features. By making use of the ideal Azure features, our consultants will guarantee that your concepts and builds are cost-efficient, agile, scalable, and more.

SQL is the soul of the Microsoft Data Platform irrespective of whether on-premises as SQL Server or in any kind of its many forms in Azure. Our skilled team will use SQL for app development, data management or business intelligence. In whichever form, you can be certain your data is in safe hands.

.NET is the core of Microsoft development technology and whether our experienced developers are updating a legacy application, developing an on-premises software package or building within the cloud, their strong technological .NET insight means you will get the best software possible.

Increasingly, enterprise programs require a companion mobile app. With .NET MAUI/Xamarin, you may inexpensively and quickly release mobile software for your workforce or clients because of the significant degree of computer code commonality between PC, mobile, cloud, and tablet applications.

With a professionally constructed data warehouse, organisations can extract actionable insights from their data and make smart decisions. In our working experience as Microsoft specialists, the Azure Modern Data Warehouse stack has shown to be the most effective group of technologies for our needs.

When considering in-house implementation, BizTalk has been the most frequently used tool for many years. Regardless of this, you will find not many BizTalk experts in England. We are one of them. Our BizTalk staff could expertly update as well as add to your systems with a move to the cloud.

What We Do

Being a company totally devoted to custom-made applications, our specialisations focus on an organisation’s potential program needs. We possess the practical experience you require whether you are seeking for brand new software development, legacy system updating, software integration, or mobile software development.

Application development

Custom software made with the business in mind and executed skilfully by our team of software developers can bring your company to its next phase, open the door to new business or perhaps gain you a competitive edge.

Mobile App Development

Is your software getting left behind from simply being reachable online or in the cloud? Do your field staff or customers need an app wherever they are? Get our mobile professionals in to build you an accompanying mobile enterprise software.

Business intelligence

Data is power, it will help you make smart business decisions. It’s quite possible however that you may not be making full use of the data. With the aid of potent business intelligence abilities, you could make certain you are taking the most effective strategic choices for the future health of the company.

Application Modernisation

Out-of-date Legacy systems are definitely a drain on your IT team as they keep them from performing dependably. Simply by bringing an application across to the cloud, you are able to give your team fast, efficient and bug free applications allowing them to continue the work they do unhindered.

Application Integration

Different systems can result in lost time in manual jobs, duplicated data or glitches whenever information or messages have not hit across applications and employees. Our application integration experts will bring your apps together into one cohesive and streamlined whole.

Data Management

Data is more powerful when it is secure, accurate, well governed. This may translate into a huge amount of work for your in-house database management staff. We can assist you to set resources totally free and ensure the cleanest attainable data, coming from our qualified data management team.

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Our app developers are highly trained and certified through Microsoft in their respective areas. We are available for custom IT development outsourcing, resourcing or support.

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  • Need a development partner? As old hands at .NET SQL development and experts at cloud-native Azure, we are available for modernisation or new cloud-native Azure development.
  • Integration needs? Talk to one of our Azure Integration Services consultants or BizTalk Server specialists.
  • Data issues? Get in touch with our SQL consultants, Power BI developers or Azure Modern Data Warehouse experts.
  • Mobile ready? Our Xamarin consultants and .NET MAUI team will be happy to discuss.

Give us a call on:

01342 410223

Our Software Development Services in Northampton

Our broad range of offerings allow us to meet your company needs at any given time. We provide short-term consulting to help you get back on track if you are hesitant to have a long-run commitment. Staff augmentation will be the best choice if your in-house workforce has the capacity to manage most of the work.

When your in-house staff largely has your back, then team enhancement might be exactly what you need. Is your development finished but your software requires TLC to stay effective? Got a major development project you might want to delegate? We can carry out the whole task right from beginning to end.

Development Outsourcing

Together with our CTO, Development Manager, and expert team on the job, your custom-made software project is in the very best hands and will be finished in a timely and cost-effective manner, every time.


Our competent experts are right here to lend their eyes and hands to your project if you need assistance on de-bugging, setting up, proof of concept, structural design, or critical assistance.

Team Augmentation

Sometimes your very own in-house Northampton workforce might just require a little bit of additional support to meet tight timescales. We have got pros who could fit effortlessly into your team for a long or short a period of time, as you need them. We can supply either remote and / or in-house Northampton resources.

Support & DevOps

We can offer third-line support services for custom-made programs regardless of whether we have built them or taken them over. Your software won’t be in the hands of non-technical staff but can use our own skilled engineers to debug and sort out any problems and make your application execute properly.

Whether you only need to call us for guidance or bring us directly into work with your Northampton workforce over a total project, we are certainly there to do business with your company as your Northampton outsourced development partner. When customers have worked along with us and know the significance we bring in, they keep coming back over and over.

Our longest customer spans more than two full decades and with our adaptable expert services the amount of work may rise and go down however we build an association dependent on trust and high-quality expert services. We’ve got a track record of offering expert services at realistic costs. Consider us as your outsourcing development partner.

Why Ballard Chalmers

Transparity Group, of which Ballard Chalmers is a member, is one of the few Microsoft Azure Expert Managed Providers in the UK and has been doing this over the past seventeen years.


Ballard Chalmers began in 2005, although our historical past goes back far further. We are certain of our ability to suit your needs as a result of our decades of practical experience in building customised software with Microsoft technology.


Dealing with technical troubles is what we perform, day in, day out, it’s second nature to our programmers who exactly know this technology well. By working with us, these competencies are delivered straight to you.


Very few Microsoft Partners have achieved numerous solution partner positions and best-in-class specialisation. Our company has been audited extensively over the years, and our team have passed assessments at the highest level.


Our specialists, software engineers and architects are certified by Microsoft for their professional skill sets. They bring that complex knowledge & years of development experience you need for your custom applications.

We are also licensed developers that have a massive skill set which can be suitable for a vast range of different tasks. We enjoy pushing the boundaries and delivering our customers the very best services and solutions on the market, something that you can always rely on. With our help you can easily create any custom software you want in no time. Some of the fields we are competent in include:

Ballard Chalmers’ development speed generated more updates in six months than the last three years’ total. The team’s detailed approach and level of technical expertise assure that minimal product testing is required before launch. Their level of engagement stands out among others in the field.

Managing Director – AppCan

Ballard Chalmers brought the whole concept to life. They rapidly grasped the complexity of the business processes involved and created an easy to use tool that has since been expanded significantly. Ballard Chalmers are the experts you can rely on to deliver, easy to work with and cost effective – a fantastic extension to the team.

Managing Director – Mason Zimbler

We are pleased with Alistair’s work onsite and with the documentation. Alistair was well prepared and helped us to understand the best application of SQL Mirroring for our environment, and he answered our questions in a good level of detail.

ICT Infrastructure Engineer – Islamic Relief Worldwide

CapitalTracker now controls every aspect of our business. That’s why the partnership with Ballard Chalmers has been so important. The programmers work for me, but are supported by their full technical team – it’s the best of both worlds.

Director of Development – Ipes

I’ve worked with a number of external companies with regards to support and development, all of whom have been professional, but I can honestly say that Ballard Chalmers have delivered their service to the highest standard of them all.

IT Program Manager – Plastic Logic

Ballard Chalmers are approachable and helpful and always go the extra mile to help. The solutions they have delivered have been reliable and solid.

Application Support Engineer – Tokyo Electron

The client was extremely happy with the deliverables. The teams work mitigated the risk surrounding the exit of the client’s key developer. Now, they feel comfortable using the orientation documentation the team provided to hire contractors. On the licensing side, the client is now in a much stronger position to negotiate their deal with Microsoft. It’s likely saved them quite a bit of money.

Founding Partner – Digital Transformation Company

To pass on some feedback from the testers, it is unanimous that everyone thinks this new system is an improvement with many comments about the improved functionality and speed of the system. Really fantastic feedback from users considering it’s the first time they have ever seen it.

Principal Consultant – Management Consultancy

Moving our Global ERP System from an on-premises solution to a cloud hybrid solution presented some technical challenges during design and implementation phases. Ballard Chalmers consultants provided the skills and expertise needed to successfully complete the project. We are extremely happy with the end result and the service provided by Ballard Chalmers.

Head of IT EMEA and Global Networks – Imagination

Ballard Chalmers is a key part of our technical team, improving productivity through effective problem solving. Their consultancy gives us an edge with our clients, and access to their skilled developers gives us flexibility.

Managing Director – eInBusiness

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